Ecommerce software company xSellco has been named the fastest-growing SaaS technology company, and won the Export Award, at Deloitte's 2017 Technology Fast 50 Awards in Dublin.
"We are thrilled and immensely proud to receive this industry recognition from such a prestigious organisation," said founder and CEO Ray Nolan. "Our focus on the e-commerce transaction, from pricing strategy through to customer support and feedback optimisation, is paying dividends for our thousands of customers across the globe. Listening to those customers has helped us develop our products, further optimising sales and reducing the time it takes to support. We hope to continue to build on our foundation with innovative modules that deliver value and opportunity in the coming years."
The Irish company, which has customers in 66 countries around the world, generates 96 percent of its revenue from international markets. Recent growth has seen the xSellco team double in size and it is expected to double again by the end of 2018.
Deloitte, in association with Intel, presented the Export Award to xSellco for its outstanding global growth over the last four years.
"Each year, these awards showcase the very best of the Irish technology industry. What really strikes me this year is the focus the winning companies have on global markets, which demonstrates the ambition and drive of Irish technology companies to diversify and the global nature of this business," said Joan O'Connor, international tax partner at Deloitte Ireland.
Now in its 18th year, the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranks Ireland's fastest growing technology firms and recognises home-grown companies that have demonstrated exceptional growth in turnover in the last four years.
Amazon selling tools suite Efficient Era has added a new solution which tracks the performance of Amazon discount promotions.
Efficient Era's Promotions Tracker monitors how many times discount codes were used, including the exact orders they were applied to. All the data is compiled into searchable tables, so sellers can see exactly how promotions performed.
A new Promotion Counter provides summary data to show how many times a promotion code was used, in which market, and whether by an individual or a business customer.
The new tool can show where a promotion is getting the most conversions, such as a social site, so the seller can focus on the most profitable area to acquire sales in the future.
Source: Efficient Era
Amazon analytics tool ManageByStats has a new keyword rank checking tool that runs completely in the cloud.
The ManageByStats Keyword tool checks the ranking for selected keywords for specified products. It used to consist of a downloaded software application along with a reporting UI on the ManageByStats website. With the new release everything runs inside ManageByStats.
"The software app was our first solution for this", said ManageByStats CEO, Philip Jepsen. "But it became a little cumbersome to run separately. Users either had to schedule or oversee the running of it to check keywords, and so we decided to automate it by bringing it all within the main program."
With the new tool users create projects, add ASINs (products) and list all keywords for each product directly in the new Keywords section of ManageByStats. Graphs and evaluation tools are also in this area, so the entire process of managing and evaluating keywords can be overseen. ManageByStats automatically pulls and updates Keyword data, including newly added keywords.
The new tool is available now.
Source: Digital Journal
Multi-channel ecommerce tool SellerActive can now list products with variations to Amazon, Walmart and WooCommerce.
When SellerActive users update or add variations for product listings (such as size or color) the changes are immediately reflected across all integrated marketplace listings.
The update also includes validation of product variations, checking that new product listings are correctly formatted before being pushed to marketplaces. This helps avoid errors at the marketplace level, making listing faster and more efficient.
Finally, SellerActive can now view Amazon Seller-Fulfilled Prime (SFP) orders separately with a new filter on the order manager. Sellers can then go directly to Amazon to fulfill their SFP orders.
Marketplace repricing tool Appeagle has a special discount offer running until December 31, 2017.
Appeagle is offering new and returning customers 30% off their first 3 months of automated repricing, after the 14-day trial.
The offer includes promo codes for more than a dozen Amazon selling tools and services from other companies, including a $100 credit from WorldFirst, 10% off Refunds Manager, 27% off Jungle Scout, 50% off a month of Jump Send, Splitly, and Fetcher, 30% off Ecomdash for three months, $50 off Scope, 60-day trial of Feedback Genius, one free month of SkuVault, 30 days of free refunds from 71lbs, 25% off 2 months of Forecastly and 10% off a TaxJar annual plan.
Go to Appeagle for the details. Terms and conditions apply.
Multichannel management solution Jazva has announced a number of enhancements to their sales channel support.
Jazva has been updated to the latest version of Walmart's Full Item Spec API, and now imports orders with the Walmart customer order number and purchase order number. This allows users to search for orders by Walmart's customer order number.
Jazva can now publish listings using eBay's business policies for shipping, refunds, and payments. The eBay business policies can be applied when creating or editing shipping and listing profiles in Jazva.
WooCommerce enhancements include importing and publishing bullet points as visible attributes on WooCommerce listings.
Finally, Jazva can now import channel-specific prices during product import.
Ecommerce fulfillment service provider ShipBob has opened a new warehouse in Dallas, Texas.
The Dallas facility is ShipBob's fifth fulfillment center and their first in the southern United States.
"We're excited to welcome Dallas to the ShipBob family and continue our mission of creating a network of fulfillment centers close to where our customers reside," said ShipBob CEO and co-founder Dhruv Saxena. "ShipBob may be new to the Dallas area, but with so many ecommerce companies in the region, we're now in the perfect position to help these companies grow their businesses by providing the highest quality shipping and logistics in the region and the country."
Dallas is ShipBob's first warehouse to open since announcing a Series B investment of $17.5 million led by investment firm Bain Capital Ventures. Along with Bain Capital Ventures, this round saw participation from existing investors - Hyde Park Venture Partners, FundersClub, Hyde Park Angels and FJ Labs LLC. The new location will be able to offer customers in the Dallas region same-day shipping, and continues ShipBob's strategy of distributed inventory, a method of providing customers with diverse locations to reduce shipping costs, times and distances.
ShipBob's warehouse will bring new jobs to the area with plans to hire over 100 employees over the course of the next two months. ShipBob has helped more than 1,000 ecommerce companies ship over two million packages to date, with warehouses in Chicago, Brooklyn, Las Angeles, San Francisco, and now Dallas.